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  • Additional States: California
  • Company: GKO Environmental Health Services, LLC
  • Phone: 808 384-3523
  • Cell: 808 384-3523

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Industrial Hygiene and Maritime

Specialty Focus:

asbestos, U.S. Navy, asbestos insulation, asbestos gaskets, exposure assessment, boiler plant safety, steam plant safety, mathematical modeling


B.S. Biology, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA; M.S. Occupational Medicine, New York University Medical Center, NY; Ph.D. Environmental Health Sciences, New York University Medical Center, NY

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Experience with chemical exposures to United States Navy personnel who worked with aircraft, in shipyards, or on-board U.S. Navy ships, at sea, including during repair and overhaul. United States Navy active-duty Industrial Hygiene Officer 1986-2007. Familiar with U.S. Navy regulations for health and safety. Specialized training with U.S. Navy and U.S. Army to assist personnel deployed to combat areas with potential chemical exposures to toxic industrial chemicals (TICS), toxic industrial materials (TIMS) and Chemical, Biological, Radioactive, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) weapons of mass destruction. Director of Industrial Hygiene for U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center 2003-2007. Senior Industrial Hygienist for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard 2007-2013 assisting Los Angeles (688) class nuclear submarines. Experience with asbestos removal, asbestos air sampling, asbestos identification, and counting of asbestos fibers. Trained in asbestos identification and fiber counting techniques 1987-1996; 2007-2013. Certified per the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) for identifying asbestos in buildings 2007-2013.